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June 15th, 2017

A personalized approach to brain tumor surgery

By susanbuckles susanbuckles

By Susan Buckles New technology invented and used only at Mayo Clinic lets physicians plan an individualized approach to brain surgery. Brain magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) allows surgeons to see inside a patient’s skull and determine the firmness of a brain tumor before surgery. Slip interface imaging is another new invention that shows level of […]

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Tags: brain cancer, brain tumor, Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. John Huston, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Richard Ehman, individualized Medicine, neurosurgery

February 23rd, 2017

Advancing genomics into patient care: a preview of Individualizing Medicine 2017

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

One of the highlights of the year for those of us at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine is the yearly Individualizing Medicine Conference. It’s a very exciting time for us as we share with you the latest discoveries in personalized patient care. This year’s conference already has a great line up of thought-provoking […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, genomics, individualized Medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, personalized medicine

August 16th, 2016

Getting it RIGHT – Individualized medicine is getting very personal

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

10,000 people help answer a basic individualized medicine question Nearly 1 out of every 3 American adults has high blood pressure. About 70 percent of them take medication for their condition, but only half have it under control. Why? The answer gets to the heart of individualized medicine: Because each person has a unique genetic […]

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Tags: Biobank, Center for Individualized Medicine, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, CIM, individualized Medicine, Jennifer St. Sauver, Kern Center, personalized medicine, RIGHT 10K, RIGHT Protocol, Weinshilboum

June 7th, 2016

Mayo Talks Research at BIO Conference

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

From Taiwan to Texas, anyone who has anything to do with biosciences is here in San Francisco to hear speakers, attend education sessions, but mostly to network and make contacts for business and research. Mayo Clinic is here along with Destination Medical Center in Minnesota to talk about our research activities and make a major […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Destination Medical Center, individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo research

May 29th, 2015

Precision Medicine Using Big Data

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

One of our goals at Mayo Clinic is to improve the way patients experience health care. We established the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery to investigate ways to improve across the continuum of health care delivery. In the center, we look at systems engineering, […]

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Tags: anticoagulant, Big Data, BMJ, dabigatran, health care delivery, individualized Medicine, Kern Center, Neena Abraham, Optum Labs, Precision Medicine, rivaroxaban, Science of health care delivery

May 20th, 2015

Precision Medicine Key in Treating Bipolar Disorder

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

The title is the key message of Mark Frye, M.D,, head of Mayo Clinic’s department of psychiatry and psychology today to a group of 20 top medical journalists in Rochester, MN. Just in this morning from the national psychiatry conference in Toronto, Dr. Frye told fellows from the National Press Club Foundation how precision medicine testing […]

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Tags: bipolar disorder, Center for Individualized Medicine, individualized Medicine, Mark Frye, Precision Medicine, psychiatry

December 23rd, 2014

What is Big Data, and Why Do We Care in Health Care?

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

Big data is a term with uncertain roots, and variable usage, but one which paints a picture of extremely large amounts of information, complex and disparate, that is difficult to analyze using traditional tools. Other challenges with big data include collection and storage, sorting and searching, sharing and individual privacy – just because you have […]

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Tags: Big Data, individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic research, Science of health care delivery

May 6th, 2014

Register for Individualizing Medicine 2014 – Don’t miss out

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

Make plans now to attend Mayo Clinic’s third annual Individualizing Medicine Conference this fall in Rochester, Minnesota. This is the conference where you can learn about the latest in medical genomics and how it is being translated into medical practice. I always say it’s where doctors learn what their patients are going to be asking them […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, epigenomics, genomics, individualized Medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Mayo Clinic, medical genomics, Microbiome, pharmacogenomics

October 15th, 2013

"Tragic and sad." – Dr. Eric Green on funding uncertainties.


I write this two weeks after Mayo Clinic’s Individualizing Medicine Conference. The first keynote talk at that conference, on Sept. 30, was Dr. Eric Green, head of the National Human Genome Research Institute. Following his talk, he spoke with Mayo Clinic Radio about how genomics is transforming medicine (the theme of the conference). He flew […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, medical genomics, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, NHGRI, NIH, research funding

October 2nd, 2013

Tweeting on Individualized Medicine


Perhaps it was the topic – translating individualized medicine and what it means for medicine. Maybe it was the positive mood of the conference attendees here in Rochester. Whatever it was, it seemed to infect the noon Twitter chat held by Mayo’s External Relations group…along with the Personalized Medicine Coalition in Washington, and hosted by […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, conference, Dr. Richard Besser, individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, personalized medicine, Twitter

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